Judging Criteria & FAQs
Winning recipients will be selected by a panel of judges who take the following into consideration when selecting recipients:
- Information provided: Your application must clearly outline what you, your team, school, club or community’s request is and explain why you’re a worthy recipient. Highlighting exactly why you, your team, school, club or community would benefit, helps judges assess the merit of your application.
- Impact: The judges are looking for applications where the delivery will have a lasting impact or legacy within a community, school or team or to an individual, fan or player.
- Supporting material: Including images and videos in your application is advised in support of your entry. Making the effort to tell your story and explain why you deserve ANZ’s help , demonstrates your enthusiasm and commitment to making it come true.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who can apply ?
A: The programme is open to all schools, netball clubs and centres, social teams, players and fans within New Zealand. Applicants must be New Zealand residents.
Q: How do I apply ?
A: To apply you need to submit an online application at anzcourtside.co.nz
Q: How many people will you help?
A: ANZ will be awarding multiple grants across New Zealand. The number will depend on the quantity and quality of applications received.
Q: Does it need to be netball related?
Q: When can I apply for a grant application?
A: You can apply between Monday 16 April and Friday 19 October 2018.
Q: What types of help can I apply for?
A: There are no restrictions on the types of grants you can apply for. It could be big or small, benefit your entire community or just your family. A grant could be an extreme makeover for your local courts or even just some new gear for your team. Think big and we may just make your idea come true.
Q: How do you select the recipients?
A: Entries are viewed by a panel of judges. The judges take a number of criteria into consideration when selecting a grant. You can read the judging criteria here.
Q: When will the grants and assistance be delivered?
A: Grants and support will be awarded from May 2018 through to October 2018 .
Q: Can I put in more than one application?
A: The judges will only consider one application per team/club/centre/school/individual. Multiple applications by the same applicant will be dismissed.
Q: Is there a cost limit for the help ANZ will give?
A: There is no specific price limit so we encourage you to tell us what help you need to get on top of your game.
Q: What information do the judges want to know?
A: The judges want to know how you or your team/club/centre/school will benefit from ANZ giving this help and/or why you feel you or your team/club/centre/school deserves it . It is also helpful to include any relevant information to support your application, such as your age, town/city and the level you play at. Entries need to be 500 words or less.
Q: How do I increase the chances of my application being selected?
A: Demonstrate how your grant will impact others, or will have a lasting personal impact.
Q: I received an ANZ grant last year. Can I apply for help this year?
A: We encourage you to still apply, however priority will be given to those who have not received a grant in the last two years.
Q: How will I know my application was received?
A: You will receive an automatic email to confirm your application has been successfully uploaded. All applications which are eligible for consideration for a contribution will be published on the ANZ Courtside website.
Q: Will I be notified if my application isn’t successful?
A: No, you will only be notified if your application was successful.
Q: How old do you have to be to apply?
A: There is no age restriction for grant applicants. However, applicants under the age of 18 will need to provide contact details for a parent or guardian.
Q: Who can I contact if I have questions about the application process?
A: If you have any further questions, please contact us here
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